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Zapata

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15 Jones St, Norcross, GA 30071-2505
+1 770-248-0052
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While the margarita, chips and salsa, were great; the calamari was just OK (Too heavily breaded) and the tacos were disturbing, just round flat corn tortillas with unattractive meat on them, no lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, pico de gallo, sour cream or any accompaniments. Will not be back unless I just come for drinks and chips.

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Thank zoomaven
Roswell, Georgia
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167 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I drive through Norcross quite often, I have to pass right by this restaurant. Never gave it a thought, thinking to myself that this was another tex mex place. Given the opportunity to give it a try, I soon stopped in. The interior was cozy and well decorated. The night I was there they had live music. It was... More 

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Thank tireman
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

the food here is to die for! definitely authentic Mexican cuisine. My favorite is the poblano soup. The chicken tacos are huge and other meals are in healthy size portions. I've tried the rice, beans and fajitas, all were packed with flavor, very tasty. the staff are very friendly and inviting. This place is located in a quaint area with... More 

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Norcross, GA
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Once you have a molcajete filled with chicken, shrimp, steak, cactus, cheese, onions, tomatoes, and salsa verde, you will have a special place in your heart (and stomach) for Zapata! The tequila and mezcal options are amazing and delicious. The tequilas are infused in-house and make for wonderful cocktails. I love the tamarind margarita! There are also very high-end tequilas... More 

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Thank cajunnan
Atlanta, Georgia
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415 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We went to this restaurant last weekend - we asked the maitre d' if their beans were vegetarian and she said "yes" and sat us down. We saw one "veg" dish on their menu, and we decided to ask if we could have any of the other dishes made vegetarian. The waiter who served us was "Paleo" and he said... More 

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Thank Sanders3
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch. The food was great. I had a lamb taco and the thursday special. It was great. The staff was very attentive and the food even better. I'll definitely be back for dinner so I can try the tequila.

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Thank Nellabella2888
Roswell, Georgia
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219 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal at this restaurant, in historic Norcross. It's acute small downtown area to visit anyway, but the menu here was a great treat. Different choices than typical Tex mex. we had a grilled cheese app, and the hand made Paloma drink was very good. Definitely a good choice for a different Mexican meal!

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Thank hbrown1025
Blairsville, Georgia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Had a party with 15 people and the service and food were great. They were very accommodating and helpful with the big crowd , the meal , the dessert. Management gave us a gift card as a present and we went back for dinner to use it. Really good food and great service.

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Thank Amy W
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We met at this restaurant to spend some time with friends with whom we don't get a chance to just sit and visit. Mistake! The food was good, but don't come expecting any kind of deviation from what's on the menu. My requests were met with "we don't do that." It is loud, and the tables are crammed in with... More 

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Thank Virginia M
Norcross, Georgia
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

I sometimes call it the fancy Mexican restaurant. This place is a little less TexMex than most of the other Mexican restaurants in the area. It's also a bit pricier, but you do get an interesting set of food choices that you don't get at many other Mexican restaurants.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Jones St, Norcross, GA 30071-2505
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Norcross
  • Phone Number: +1 770-248-0052

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?